CPET – Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test

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Category: ME/CFE

Workwell Teams up with STAT Health

Workwell Teams up with STAT Health

Workwell Foundation recently teamed up with Daniel Lee, the co-founder and CEO of STAT Health, to test an exciting new in-ear wearable device that tracks blood flow to the head.  Many people with ME/CFS and long COVID report worsening orthostatic symptoms (i.e., when upright) during post-exertional malaise (PEM) crashes. Workwell and STAT Health hope to […]

The Role of CPET in Disability Evaluation for Fatiguing Conditions

The Role of CPET in Disability Evaluation for Fatiguing Conditions

Do you feel like your quality of life has been declining due to unexplained fatigue? Is fatigue impairing your ability to function normally or work? If so, you’re not alone.  Fatigue is a common symptom in many illnesses. Understanding the cause can rule out various conditions and point to treatment options. Fatigue can be a […]

PESE/PEM Timecourse?

PESE/PEM Timecourse? Student trying to concentrate

If you have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) or Long COVID, you may be susceptible to post-exertional symptom exacerbation (PESE).  PESE worsens symptoms and decreases function after physical, cognitive, or emotional effort. PESE, also referred to as post-exertional malaise (PEM), is a hallmark feature of ME/CFS and also commonly found in people with long COVID. […]

5 Misconceptions About Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

5 Misconceptions About Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS/ME

Myalgic encephalomyelitis, or chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), is a complex, multisystem illness. Despite being recognized by the World Health Organization as a neurological disorder, many misconceptions surround this condition, making it difficult to receive proper care and treatment.  This blog post will break down five common misconceptions about ME/CFS. What is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome […]

What are the Signs of Post-exertional Symptom Exacerbation Among Patients with ME/CFS or Long COVID?

What are the Signs of Post-exertional Symptom Exacerbation Among Patients with ME/CFS or Long COVID? Patients with ME/CFS or Long COVID

If you have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) or Long COVID, you may be susceptible to post-exertional symptom exacerbation (PESE).    PESE worsens symptoms and decreases function following physical, cognitive, or emotional effort. PESE, also referred to as post-exertional malaise, is a hallmark of ME/CFS and is commonly found in people with long COVID. PESE/PEM […]